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Doug Dueck

1951 - 2024

Douglas Robert Dueck, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away in Lethbridge on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at the age of 72 years.

A private burial service was held at the Vauxhall Mennonite Cemetery on Saturday, March 23, 2024.

The service was held at Parallel Church, Highway 3, one mile east of Lethbridge on Saturday, March 23, 2024 at 1:00 P.M.

Doug is survived by his wife Wendy; children Jenn (Irv) Dick, Jolene (Derrick) Laychuk and Trav (Mel) Dueck; grandchildren Kierra, Kaleb, Christian, Ethan, Lawrencia, Austin and Kailee; siblings Brenda (Tom) Metcalfe, Del (Betty) Dueck and Bonnie Dueck (Arnie Bartel) as well as Erna's siblings and their spouses, numerous nieces and nephews, and many close, lifelong friends.

He was predeceased by his wife Erna and parents Peter and Mary (née Voth) Dueck.

Doug was born and raised in Coaldale, where he grew up on the family farm surrounded by his parents, brother and two sisters. He graduated from Kate Andrews High School in 1969. Following this, he went to Bethany Bible Institute in Hepburn, Saskatchewan. There he met the love of his life, Erna Friesen. When they were both just nineteen years of age, they married in Vauxhall on November 7, 1970. Thus began fifty wonderful years together. Erna and Doug had three children, farming as a family in numerous locations, both in southern and northern Alberta, including a small stint in Saskatchewan. Erna passed away on May 5, 2021. On November 27, 2021, Doug remarried in Lethbridge to Wendy Booker.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Doug’s name may be made directly to Streets Alive Street Mission, 323 – 4 Street South, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 1Z9 www.streetsalive.ca.